Melting ice fuels competition for Arctic resources

Planted in the seabed more than two and a half miles beneath the North Pole is a titanium Russian flag. Placed there in 2007 by the Russian mini submarines Mir-1 and Mir-2, the act was the most high-profile...

Stemming the tide

Gays and lesbians face harsh prison penalties or even death in most nations of sub-Saharan Africa. In many countries, homophobia is growing. I met Ochuko at an online dating community for gay men. He told...

The leaders behind Ukraine’s unrest

  In this Monday July 11, 2011 file photo former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko during a trial hearing at the Pecherskiy District Court in Kiev. Photo Credit: AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov,...